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SYSTEM EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN AS IT REACHES THE BAHAMAS

METEOROLOGISTS are monitoring a low pressure system heading for the Bahamas that is expected to develop into a tropical storm or depression.

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Smith: Rollins’ course is clear after embarrassing his leader

FORMER PLP Cabinet minister George Smith said yesterday that Fort Charlotte MP Dr Andre Rollins’ “course is clear” after he “publicly embarrassed” the nation’s leader in a tirade in Parliament, calling for “new political leadership” in the country.

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Man shot dead

A MAN was killed in a late night shooting last night. A 23-year-old man was shot dead last night in the Lyon Road area off Shirley Street.

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Murder victim had been a suspect in 2012 killing

A 44-year-old man became the country’s latest murder victim after he was shot several times in front of his home on Wednesday night.

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FNM angry over 'rushed' passing of VAT

PETER Turnquest, FNM Shadow Minister for Finance, expressed concern yesterday over the “rushed” passing of Value Added Tax legislation in Parliament on Wednesday.

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Three hurt in Grand Bahama traffic accidents

POLICE are investigating two separate traffic accidents in Grand Bahama yesterday that have resulted in three men being injured and taken to hospital for treatment.  

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MP defies party leadership over call to resign

FORT Charlotte MP Dr Andre Rollins defied a recommendation from Acting Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis to meet with him yesterday. Nor did he resign as chairman of the Gaming Board.

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DNA ‘would welcome Rollins with open arms’

  DNA DEPUTY Leader Chris Mortimer said yesterday the Democratic National Alliance would welcome Dr Andre Rollins with “open arms” if he were to resign as a member of the Progressive Liberal Party.

Prosecution closes case in murder of businessman

THE prosecution closed its case yesterday without calling the lead detective in the murder investigation into the armed robbery and shooting of businessman Leslie Maycock – and who is accused by the defendants, along with several officers, of police brutality.